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Surname: Mežgailis

Origin: Latvian

Meaning: Forest rooster

Old Spellings: Meschgail

Cyrillic Spelling: Межгаилис

Handwritten Cyrillic: To be added

Variations and Alternate Spellings: Mežgaile, Mezgailis, Mezgaile

Related Surnames: Gailis, Mežs

Possible place name borrowing? Yes

Attested Locations: Glūda, Limbaži, Vainiži

Famous individuals with this surname: Unknown